NON-PROSECUTED FILMS

Here is a list of the 33 films that were NOT prosecuted in the UK courts. The list does not necessarily cover all of the information for the films, and is solely meant as a reference. If any information is incorrect or considered incomplete, please contact the webmaster and provide the correct information including a reliable source.

The Beyond (1981) Original title: E Tu Vivrai Nel Terrore ‒ L’Aldilà (And You Will Live In Terror – The Afterlife), also known as Seven Doors of Death. Directed by: Lucio Fulci. Written by: Dardano Sacchetti, Dardano Sacchetti. Starring: Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Monreale. — Originally passed with cuts for cinema. Released with approximately 2 minutes cut in 1987. Re-released uncut in 2001. Running time: 87 minutes.

The Bogey Man (1980) Also known as The Boogeyman. Directed and written by: Ulli Lommel. Additionally written by: Suzanna Love. Starring: Suzanna Love, John Carradine (JOHN FUCKING CARRADINE!), Ron James. — Originally passed uncut for cinema. Released with 44 seconds cut in 1992. Re-released uncut in 2000. Running time: 85 minutes.

Cannibal Terror (1980)  Original title: Terror Caníbal. Directed by: Alain Deruelle, Olivier Mathot. Written by: Julio Pérez Tabernero, H.L. Rostaine. Starring: Silvia Solar, Gérard Lemaire, Pamela Stanford. — Released uncut in 2003. Running time: 93 minutes.

Contamination (1980) Also known as: Alien Contamination. Directed and written by: Luigi Cozzi. Additionally written by: Erich Tomek. Starring: Ian McCulloch, Louise Marleau, Marino Masé. — Released uncut in 2004 with a 15 rating. Running time: 95 minutes.

Dead & Buried (1981) Directed by: Gary Sherman. Written by: Jeff Millar, Alex Stern. Starring: James Farentino, Melody Anderson, Jack Albertson. — Originally passed uncut for cinema. Released with 30 seconds cut in 1990. Re-released uncut in 1999. Running time: 94 minutes.

Death Trap (1976) Also known as Eaten Alive and Starlight Slaughter. Directed by: Tobe Hooper. Written by: Alvin L. Fast, Mohammed Rustam. Starring: Neville Brand, Mel Ferrer, Carolyn Jones. — Originally passed with cuts for cinema. Released with 25 seconds cut in 1992. Re-released uncut in 2000. Running time: 91 minutes.

Deep River Savages (1972) Original title: Il paese del sesso selvaggio (The country of wild sex), also known as Man From Deep River and Sacrifice! Directed by: Umberto Lenzi. Written by: Francesco Barilli, Massimo D’Avak. Starring: Ivan Rassimov, Me Me Lai, Prasitsak Singhara. — Originally refused a cinema certificate in 1975. Eventually released with 3 minutes 45 seconds of animal cruelty cuts in 2003, and re-released with 3 minutes of similar cuts in 2016. Running time: 93 minutes.

Delirium (1979) Also known as Psycho Puppet. Directed by: Peter Maris. Written by: Eddie Krell, Jim Loew. Starring: Turk Cekovsky, Debi Chaney, Terry TenBroek. — Released with 16 seconds cut in 1987. Running time: 90 minutes.

Don’t Go in the House (1979) Directed and written by: Joseph Ellison. Additionally written by: Joe Masefield. Stars: Dan Grimaldi, Charles Bonet, Bill Ricci. — Originally passed with cuts for cinema. Released with 3 minutes 7 seconds cut in 1987. Re-released uncut in December 2011. Running time: 82 minutes.

Don’t Go Near the Park (1979) Directed and written by: Lawrence David Foldes. Additionally written by: Linwood Chase. Starring: Aldo Ray, Meeno Peluce, Tammy Taylor. — Released uncut in 2006. Running time: 83 minutes.

Don’t Look in the Basement (1973) Also known as The Forgotten. Directed by: S.F. Brownrigg. Written by: Tim Pope. Starring: Bill McGhee, Jessie Lee Fulton, Robert Dracup. — Originally passed with cuts for cinema. Released uncut in 2005 with a 15 rating. Running time: 89 minutes.

The Evil Dead (1981) Directed and written by: Sam Raimi. Starring: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor. — Originally passed with cuts for cinema. Released with approximately 2 minutes cut in 1990. Re-released uncut in 2001. Running time: 85 minutes.

Frozen Scream (1975) Directed by: Frank Roach. Written by: Doug Ferrin, Celeste Hammond. Starring: Renee Harmon, Lynne Kocol, Wolf Muser. — No UK re-release. Running time: 85 minutes.

The Funhouse (1981) Directed by: Tobe Hooper. Written by: Lawrence J. Block. Starring: Elizabeth Berridge, Shawn Carson, Jeanne Austin. — Originally passed uncut for cinema. Released uncut in 1987. Re-classified 15 in 2007. Running time: 96 minutes.

Human Experiments (1979) Directed and written by: Gregory Goodell. Additionally written by: Richard Rothstein. Starring: Linda Haynes, Geoffrey Lewis, Ellen Travolta. — Originally passed uncut for cinema. No UK re-release. Running time: 82 minutes.

I Miss You, Hugs and Kisses (978) Also known as Drop Dead Dearest. Directed and written by: Murray Markowitz. Starring: Elke Sommer, Donald Pilon, Chuck Shamata. — Released with 1 minute 6 seconds cut in 1986. Running time: 88 minutes.

Inferno (1980) Directed and written by: Dario Argento. Starring: Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi. — Originally passed with cuts for cinema. Released with 20 seconds cut in 1993. Re-released uncut in September 2010. Running time: 107 minutes.

Killer Nun (1979) Original title: Suor Omicidi (Sisters Homicides). Also known as: Deadly Habits. Directed and written by: Giulio Berruti. Additionally written by: Enzo Gallo. Stars: Anita Ekberg, Paola Morra, Alida Valli. — Released with 13 seconds cut in 1993. Re-released uncut in 2006. Running time: 85 minutes.

Late Night Trains (1975) Original title: L’ultimo treno della notte (The last train of the night), also known as Night Train Murders. Directed by: Aldo Lado. Written by: Roberto Infascelli, Renato Izzo. Starring: Flavio Bucci, Macha Méril, Gianfranco De Grassi. — Originally refused a cinema certificate in 1976. Released uncut in 2008. Running time: 94 minutes.

The Living Dead at the Manchester Morgue (1974) Original title: Non si deve profanare il sonno dei morti (The Sleep Of The Dead Must Not Be Profaned), also known as Let Sleeping Corpses Lie and Don’t Open the Window. Directed by: Jorge Grau. Written by: Sandro Continenza, Marcello Coscia. Starring: Cristina Galbó, Ray Lovelock, Arthur Kennedy. — Originally passed with cuts for cinema. Released with 1 minute 53 seconds cut in 1985. Re-released uncut in 2002. Running time 93 minutes.

Nightmare Maker (1982) Original title: Night Warning. Also known as Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker. Directed by: William Asher. Written by: Steve Breimer, Alan Jay Glueckman. Starring: Jimmy McNichol, Susan Tyrrell, Bo Svenson. — Refused a video certificate in 1987 under the title The Evil Protege. No UK re-release. Running time: 96 minutes.

Possession (1981) Directed and written by: Andrzej Zulawski. Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen. — Originally passed uncut for cinema. Released uncut in 1999. Running time: 124 minutes.

Pranks (1982) Also known as The Dorm That Dripped Blood and Death Dorm. Directed and written by: Stephen Carpenter, Jeffrey Obrow. Starring: Laurie Lapinski, Stephen Sachs, David Snow. — Released with 10 seconds cut in 1992. Running time: 88 minutes.

Prisoner of the Cannibal God (1978) Original title: La montagna del dio cannibale (The Mountain Of The Cannibal God), also known as Mountain of the Cannibal God and Slave of the Cannibal God. Directed by: Sergio Martino. Written by: Cesare Frugoni. Starring: Ursula Andress, Stacy Keach, Claudio Cassinelli. — Originally passed with cuts for cinema. Released with 2 minutes 6 seconds of animal cruelty cuts in 2001. Running time: 103 minutes.

Revenge of the Bogey Man (1983) Original title: Boogeyman II. Directed and written by: Bruce Pearn, Ulli Lommel. Starring: Suzanna Love, Ulli Lommel, Shannah Hall. — Released in re-edited form with additional footage in 2003. Running time: 83 minutes.

The Slayer (1982) Directed and written by: J.S. Cardone. Additionally written by: Bill Ewing. Starring: Sarah Kendall, Frederick Flynn, Carol Kottenbrook. — Released with 14 seconds cut in 1992. Re-released uncut in 2001. Running time: 86 minutes.

Terror Eyes (1981) Original title: Night School. Directed by: Ken Hughes. Written by: Ruth Avergon. Starring: Leonard Mann, Rachel Ward, Drew Snyder. — Originally passed with cuts for cinema. Released with 1 minute 16 seconds cut in 1987. Running time: 88 minutes.

The Toolbox Murders (1978) Directed by: Dennis Donnelly. Written by: Neva Friedenn, Robert Easter. Starring: Cameron Mitchell, Pamelyn Ferdin, Wesley Eure. — Originally passed with cuts for cinema. Released with 1 minute 46 seconds cut in 2000. Re-released uncut in 2017. Running time: 93 minutes.

Unhinged (1982) Directed and written by: Don Gronquist. Additionally written by: Reagan Ramsey. Starring: Laurel Munson, Janet Penner, Sara Ansley. — Originally passed uncut for cinema. Released uncut in 2004. Running time: 79 minutes.

Visiting Hours (1982) Directed by: Jean-Claude Lord. Written by: Brian Taggert. Starring: Michael Ironside, Lee Grant, Linda Purl. — Originally passed with cuts for cinema. Released with approximately 1 minute cut in 1986. Passed uncut in 2017. Running time: 105 minutes.

The Witch Who Came From the Sea (1976) Directed by: Matt Cimber. Written by: Robert Thom. Starring: Millie Perkins, Lonny Chapman, Vanessa Brown. — Released uncut in 2006. Running time: 88 minutes.

Women Behind Bars (1975) Original title: Des diamants pour l’enfer (Diamonds for hell). Directed by: Jesús Franco. Written by: Marius Lesoeur. Starring: Lina Romay, Martine Stedil, Nathalie Chape. — Passed uncut in 2017. Running time: 75 minutes.

Zombie Creeping Flesh (1980) Also known as Hell of the Living Dead, Night Of The Zombies and Virus. Directed by: Bruno Mattei. Additionally directed and written by: Claudio Fragasso. Additionally written by: José María Cunillés. Starring: Margie Newton, Franco Garofalo, Selan Karay. — Originally passed uncut for cinema in an edited version. Full version released uncut in 2002. Running time: 99 minutes.

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